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Hand One - South deals, NS vul, Matchpoints. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) AQJT98
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) AKQ5
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) 4
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) J8

 


West North East South
      1images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes)
pass 1NT 2images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) ?

   1NT is standard, not forcing.
 

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Hand Two - North deals, EW vul, IMPs. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) K82
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) AQ86532
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) 2
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) Q4

 


West North East South
  1images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) pass 1images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes)
pass 2NT pass 3images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes)
pass 3NT pass ?

  
 

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Hand Three - North deals, NS vul, Butler IMPs. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) A7
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) T654
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) AT954
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) 97

 


West North East South
  1images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) pass 1NT
2images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) * dbl pass ?

   1NT is not forcing.
   Partner's double is for takeout.
 

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Hand Four - North deals, NS vul, Butler IMPs. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) AQJ3
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) Q32
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) 92
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) AQ92

 


West North East South
  1images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) pass 1images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes)
pass 2images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) pass 3images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes)
pass 3images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) pass ?

   3images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) is 4th suit; 2NT would have been weak.
 

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Hand Five - West deals, NS vul, Matchpoints. You are South.
 
images/spadesm.gif (111 bytes) Q932
images/heartsm.gif (112 bytes) AJ
images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes) AQT853
images/clubsm.gif (113 bytes) K

West North East South
pass pass pass 1images/diamondsm.gif (109 bytes)
pass 1NT pass ?

  
 

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